Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, sued the government of Quebec

SAINTE-MARTHE-SUR-LE-LAC | The municipality of Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, in Laurentides, attack in court the government of Québec, which help, however, to fund the payment of the new dike, learned VAT News.

It is an aberration, to denounce local residents who have taken notice this week of the new legal procedure of the City.

The residents are seeking compensation in the order of $ 10 million in respect of damages that they say that they suffer because of the work of extension and upgrade to the new and imposing dike localized in the vicinity of the lake of the Two Mountains.

In the case of defeat in court against these local residents protest, the municipality would like to force the Attorney general of Quebec to assume the all fees, costs and expenses, if it is forced to proceed with the demolition of the dam, modification or reconstruction.

For Serge Racette, a spokesman of the local residents protest, it is an affront to Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac to its partner, the government of Quebec.

“It is a total aberration. When one has received this procedure, the Wednesday, may 27, listen, this is a proceeding against the Attorney general, it is an act of intervention as” forced”, said Mr. Racette.

“And the essential demand of the City of Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, it is to condemn the government of Quebec to assume 100% of the costs of demolition, decrease and the development of the dam. It is a sign very, very clear that the cause of the City is not founded in law,” said Mr. Racette.

The Attorney general of Quebec may object to the procedure of forced intervention and must indicate to the court its position before the July 7.

The mayor of Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Sonia Paulus, did not want to comment on, Saturday, given the litigiousness of the folder.

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